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California Bay-Delta Public Advisory Committee Public Meeting

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Bureau of Reclamation, Interior.


Notice of meeting.


In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the California Bay-Delta Public Advisory Committee will meet on March 25, 2003. The agenda for the Committee meeting will include discussion of Sacramento Valley Region issues, administrative matters, governance, finance, multi-year planning, priorities, and implementation of the CALFED Bay-Delta Program with State and Federal officials.


The meeting will be held Tuesday, March 25, 2003 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. If reasonable accommodation is needed due to a disability, please contact Pauline Nevins at (916) 657-2666 or TDD (800) 735-2929 at least 1 week prior to the meeting.


The meeting will be held at the Chico Masonic Family Center located at 1110 West East Avenue, Chico, California.

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Eugenia Laychak, CALFED Bay-Delta Program, at (916) 654-4214, or Diane Buzzard, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, at (916) 978-5022.

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The Committee was established to provide assistance and recommendations to Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton and California Governor Gray Davis on implementation of the CALFED Bay-Delta Program. The Committee will advise on annual priorities, integration of the eleven Program elements, and overall balancing of the four Program objectives of ecosystem restoration, water quality, levee system, integrity, and water supply reliability. The Program is a consortium of 23 State and Federal agencies with the mission to develop and implement a long-term comprehensive plan that will restore ecological health and improve water management for beneficial uses of the San Francisco/Sacramento and San Joaquin Bay Delta.

Committee and meeting materials will be available on the CALFED Bay-Delta Web site: and at the meeting. This meeting is open to the public. Oral comments will be accepted from members of the public at the meeting and will be limited to 3-5 minutes.

(Authority: The Committee was established pursuant to the Department of the Interior's authority to implement the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act, 16 U.S.C. 661 et. seq., the Endangered Species Act, 16 U.S.C. 1531 et. seq., and the Reclamation Act of 1902, 43 U.S.C. 371 et. seq., and the acts amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto, all collectively referred to as the Federal Reclamation laws, and in particular, the Central Valley Project Improvement Act, Title 34 of Pub. L. 102-575).

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Dated: February 19, 2003.

Nan M. Yoder,

Acting Special Projects Officer, Mid-Pacific Region.

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[FR Doc. 03-4854 Filed 2-28-03; 8:45 am]